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Discovery Communications, Inc

Overview
Works: 5,747 works in 8,503 publications in 3 languages and 83,965 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Science television programs  History  Nonfiction films  Television mini-series  Television programs  Educational television programs  Interviews 
Roles: fds, prn, brd, Editor, Distributor, Producer, isb, Other
Classifications: QB982, 523.1
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Most widely held works by Inc Discovery Communications
Encounters at the end of the world( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Werner Herzog examines life in Antarctica, focusing especially on the stories of the "professional dreamers" who reside there
When we left Earth : the NASA missions by Gary Sinise; Tim Goodchild; Kate Botting; Ed Fields; Mary Crisp( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the dawn of mankind, we have stared up at the lights in the sky and wondered ... Now join the heroic men and women who have dared the impossible on some of the greatest adventures ever undertaken -- the quest to reach out beyond Earth and into the great unknown of space! To celebrate 50 years of incredible achievements, the Discovery Channel has collaborated with NASA to reveal the epic struggles, tragedies and triumphs in a bold chapter of human history. Along with the candid interviews of the people who made it happen, never-before-seen film footage from the NASA archives - including sequences on board the actual spacecraft in flight - have been carefully restored, edited and compiled for this landmark collection
Through the wormhole : with Morgan Freeman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Through the wormhole will explore the deepest mysteries of existence--the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. This series brings together the brightest minds and best ideas from the very edges of science--Astrophysics, Astrobiology, Quantum mechanics, String theory and more, to reveal the extraordinary truth of our Universe."--Container
The beauty academy of Kabul( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Western hairstylists open a beauty academy for Afghani women in post-Taliban Kabul
Meerkat manor by Bill Nighy( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the Whiskers, a remarkable family of South African meerkats living on the edge of Africa's Kalahari Desert. Chronicles the every facet of the group's astonishing and complex social lives. From snake attacks to gang warfare, from babysitting the "kids" to repelling ferocious predators, includes never-before-seen behaviors and non-stop adventures of this animal family
With all deliberate speed( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On May 15, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case of Brown vs. Board of Education that the concept of "separate but equal" school segregation was unconstitutional. Director Peter Gilbert explores the history and legacy of the legal decision
How the universe works( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Have you ever wondered exactly how our Universe is put together? How is it built? And how it actually works? This is ultimate guide to the Cosmos will show as never before the inner workings of our planet, the Solar System, the galaxies and the Universe itself. This series investigates the nuts and bolts of our cosmos, exploring a whole range of fascinating celestial phenomena and how they came to be the way they are. Experts and mind-blowing CGI, take viewers under the celestial hood to tell the greatest story of all--the story of how we and everything around us began
Human body : pushing the limits( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A groundbreaking series portraying the human body as you've never seen it before. This series takes us across continents, meeting those who have pushed their bodies to the max. The latest CGI and camerawork depicts their ordeals in vivid detail, both externally and through the internal workings of their bodies. Meanwhile our presenter puts his own body through its paces, pushing it to extremes."--Container
Stephen Hawking's grand design( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is the apparent 'grand design' of our universe evidence of a benevolent creator who set things in motion, or does science offer another explanation? Delve into the mind of Stephen Hawking as he attempts to answer some of life's biggest questions: Is there a god? What is the meaning of life? And why does the universe exist?
Holocaust : in memory of millions( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the halls of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Walter Cronkite chronicles the entire story of the Holocaust-- from the rise of the Nazi party and their plan to exterminate the Jewish people, to tales of incredible bravery among Holocaust survivors and those who liberated the concentration camps. Combines original footage and personal photographs with oral histories by those who survived
Body atlas by Vivienne King( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series takes the viewer on a journey through the human body. New techniques film the interior workings of the body in action. Each program matches the interior process to the way it affects our everyday lives
MythBusters( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A large woman becomes stuck when she's suction-sealed onto an airplane toilet seat during a flight, requiring the crew to land before they could help her off-- myth or actual danger? Only two men are brave or foolish enough to find out: MythBusters Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage. The foremost experts on myth busting, Jamie and Adam pit their thirty years of experience in special effects work against the most dangerous and bizarre theories and tales of all time. In this explosive collection of top-rated episodes from the first three seasons, the MythBusters go to unheard of lengths in their mission to ferret out the fallacious and the phony from the factual
Through the wormhole. with Morgan Freeman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Journey Throught the wormhole with Morgan Freemand to probe the biggest mysteries outside the galaxy and inside your mind. Are time and space only illusions? Who would we be without memories? Is death permanent? What is nothing? Each of the ten episodes explores a riddle of modern science, and shows how the best answers always lead to more thought provoking questions."--Container insert
Inside planet Earth( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's an ultimate voyage that our world has to offer. A journey from the temperate surface to the fiery core of the Earth. With the aid of stunning visual effects, the unexplored interior of the Earth is split wide open, giving us an unbelievable view. From glowing seams of pure iron ore to sparkling diamond caverns to the magnetic field that keeps us safe from the lethal radiation of space
Growing up Arctic( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow four of the Arctic's greatest animals as they grow in their first year of life: a surviving polar bear cub, an endangered penguin chick, an orphaned baby walrus, and a stranded baby seal
Vet emergencies 24/7 by Susan Evento( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Animal behavior tips--make your home pet safe--how to become a vet."--Cover
Passport to Europe with Samantha Brown( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samantha Brown travels to two of the most romantic, most exciting countries in the world, France and Italy. Play in the French Riviera's exuberant Carnival, stroll the streets of Paris, soar along Itay's Amalfi Coast, feel the passion of Rome, and more
Living with wolves by Reiner E Moritz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Jim Dutcher and his wife Jamie lived with gray wolves for three years to make this documentary, and their work reveals complex social behavior never before captured on film. You'll observe the dominance of the pack's alpha male and the submissiveness of the omega wolf. You'll see the pack initiate new members, and witness the critical moment when the alpha selects a mate. Perhaps most incredible is the bond developed between the wolves and the Dutchers, who ultimately must move the pack to another reserve in order to keep them alive
Australia revealed( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take an epic adventure with intimate insight into the big, bold, and tenacious country of Australia. In the vast interior, a man transforms the struggle to survive into a game of pathos and humor; on the coast, a naval cadet dreams of a place in the sophisticated navy of the world's largest island; in the tropical North, a couple preserves a storehouse of culture over 40,000 years old; along the Gold Coast, a woman competes to win against nature's colossal waves; across the entire continent, one man dares to build the longest fence in the world to protect the people from the wild
Brazil revealed( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover Brazil through the eyes of its people and explore the surrounding beaches, jungles, and landscaping mountains that make this land so vibrant. A country built on belief, unlike any other, where tradition and transformation live together
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityDiscovery, Inc.

DCI

Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel Bethesda, Md

Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications americká firma

Discovery Communications Amerikan küresel medya ve eğlence şirketi

Discovery Communications bedrijf in Verenigde Staten van Amerika

Discovery Communications impresa

Discovery Communications Inc.

Discovery Communications (Silver Spring, Md.)

Discovery Communications US-amerikanisches Unternehmen

Discovery Communications yhdysvaltalainen mediakonserni

Discovery Compañía global de medios y entretenimiento estadounidense.

Discovery Inc. comhlacht meáin Meiriceánach

Discovery Inc. Companie mass-media americană

Discovery Inc. entreprise

Discovery Inc. Perusahaan media massa dan hiburan global Amerika

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